Thursday, December 02, 2021

Branford Sports

Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2021 02:26 a.m.

T-Birds Cruise to Victory in Battle of Route 17

The North Branford football squad put on a show when it faced Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton (C/H-R/EH) in the Battle of Route 17 last week. Junior captain quarterback Mason Provencher threw for ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2021 01:24 a.m.

Branford Makes Playoffs by Blanking East Haven in Beehive Bowl

For the first time since 2005, the Branford football squad is on its way to the playoffs. The Hornets punched their ticket into the Class M State Playoffs by notching a dominant shutout victory...

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Sports • Published Nov. 25, 2021 12:04 p.m.

Bozzi Brings Defensive Intensity to the Hornets

It took some convincing for Gianna Bozzi to pick up a stick and start playing field hockey. However, once she did, Gianna realized how much she enjoyed the sport and has gone on to become a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2021 05:21 a.m.

Hornets Outscore Law for Pivotal Victory

The Branford and Jonathan Law football squads engaged in a high-scoring contest that saw the teams trade touchdowns when they met last week. The Hornets outscored the Lawmen 35-28 to pick up a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2021 05:20 a.m.

Hornets Swim at Class S Championship

The Branford girls’ swimming and diving team sent several athletes to compete at the Class S State Championship last week. The Hornets scored 81 points as a squad and finished in a tie for...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2021 05:20 a.m.

Walsh Girls’ Cross Country Places 5th in State Meet

The Walsh Intermediate School girls’ cross country team recently finished in fifth place out of 90 squads at the Connecticut Middle School State Championship. The meet took place at Wickham ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2021 12:58 p.m.

New Coach Brings New Blood to North Haven Boys’ Lacrosse

Lacrosse has always been a big part of Justin Blood’s life. After playing the sport at Branford High School, Justin began a coaching career that’s taken him to the helm of the North...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2021 02:37 p.m.

Hornets See Three Teams Compete in States

Girls’ SoccerThe Branford girls’ soccer team won its first two games of the Class L State Tournament to reach the quarterfinals, where the Hornets took a 2-1...

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Sports • Published Nov. 08, 2021 03:33 p.m.

North Branford Field Hockey Claims Fifth-Straight Shoreline Title

The North Branford field hockey team had an opportunity to win its fifth-straight Shoreline Conference title when the T-Birds faced Valley Regional in the league championship game last week....

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Sports • Published Nov. 08, 2021 02:10 a.m.

Branford Football Gets Sixth-Consecutive Win; Field Hockey, Volleyball Lose in SCCs

FootballThe Branford football squad earned its sixth win in a row by claiming a road victory against Avon in non-conference action last week. On Nov. 5, the Hornets faced...

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Sports • Published Oct. 31, 2021 09:13 p.m.

Hornets Sweep Lauralton Hall in SCC Opener

After posting 14 victories during the regular season, the Branford girls’ volleyball team won its opening contest in the SCC Tournament by sweeping Lauralton Hall in a first-round matchup...

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Sports • Published Oct. 31, 2021 07:56 p.m.

Branford Field Hockey Advances to SCC Semis; Girls’ Soccer Loses in Quarters

Field HockeyThe Branford field hockey team split its last two matchups of the regular season before defeating Hand in an SCC quarterfinal game last week. The Hornets now...

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Sports • Published Oct. 25, 2021 01:37 a.m.

Branford Football Defeats Brookfield, 41-24; Girls’ Soccer Sees Three-Win Week

FootballThe Branford football squad notched its fifth-straight victory when the team defeated Brookfield in a home game last week. The Hornets hosted Brookfield for a non-...

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Sports • Published Oct. 24, 2021 11:58 p.m.

T-Birds Rally for 28-27 Win Versus Haddam-Killingworth

The North Branford football squad was down by 18 points at halftime of its matchup against Haddam-Killingworth last week. However, the Thunderbirds stormed back and dominated the second half on...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 03:47 a.m.

Branford Volleyball, Field Hockey See Perfect Weeks

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball team improved to 13-2 on the season after adding three more victories to its ledger last week. The Hornets...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 03:43 a.m.

Hornets Blank Lyman Hall for 4th-Straight Win

After losing its season opener, the Branford football team has responded in a big-time way by winning four-consecutive games. Last week, the Hornets saw five different players score touchdowns and ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 10, 2021 06:46 p.m.

Hornets Surging with Five-Game Shutout Streak

The Branford field hockey squad is undefeated in its last five games and has shut out every team in its path along the way. After making some adjustments at the beginning of the season, Head Coach ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 10, 2021 03:12 p.m.

Branford Girls’ Volleyball, Soccer Sweep Weeks

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball squad continued its torrid play in the 2021 campaign by notching three more victories last week to improve to...

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Sports • Published Oct. 04, 2021 01:49 a.m.

Branford Girls’ Volleyball Improves to 7-2; Field Hockey Notches Three 1-0 Victories

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball squad improved to 7-2 this year after winning two of its three contests on last week’s schedule. The...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Hornets See a Perfect Week on the Pitch

After reaching the final of the SCC Division B Tournament last season, the Branford girls’ soccer team returned the bulk of its roster for the 2021 campaign. With the Hornets out to a 4-1-1 ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 a.m.

Branford Football Defeats Notre Dame, 15-12; Boys’ Cross Country Runs to 6-0

FootballThe Branford football team hosted Notre Dame-West Haven for an SCC showdown on Sept. 24. The Hornets claimed a 15-12 victory against the Green Knights in a nail-...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2021 08:08 p.m.

Hornets Edge Foran for First Win, 13-10; Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Opening Meet

FootballThe Branford football team picked up its first win of the year when the Hornets claimed a road victory versus Foran last week. On Sept. 17, Branford traveled to...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:26 p.m.

Branford Back on the Gridiron in 2021

After being away from the gridiron for nearly two years, Branford football Head Coach John Limone said that the Hornets felt like they were home upon returning to the field this season. To build...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:49 a.m.

Hornets Begin Fall Season with Wins

Boys’ SoccerThe Branford boys’ soccer team kicked off the 2021 fall campaign by hosting crosstown rival East Haven last week. The Hornets posted a 4-0 shutout ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 03, 2021 03:12 p.m.

Branford Field Hockey Primed for Success with Veteran-Laden Squad

By the end of last season, 7 of the 11 starters on the Branford field hockey team were underclass athletes. Now, with a roster featuring a bunch of savvy veterans, Head Coach Pete Frye thinks the...

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